Make It Small Business


  • Some Millennials Becoming More Fiscally Conservative

    While polls show that President Barack Obama remains the favorite among 18- to 29-year-old registered voters, additional data suggests some millennials identify themselves as socially liberal but fiscally conservative.

  • Why It's Harder to Game Positive Online Reviews

    Yelp recently launched a new "Consumer Alert" system that clamps down on fraudulent reviews. How authentic are all those comments and likes?

  • Eyewear Maker Warby Parker on Growth, Innovation

    Appearing on CNBC Wednesday, Neil Blumenthal, co-CEO and co-founder of eyewear startup Warby Parker talked about building innovation and growth.

  • How Trendy Funding Puts Pressure on Startups

    New online funding platforms are connecting entrepreneurs with potential financial backers. But for most upstarts that use crowdfunding websites to raise capital, the results can be more mixed.

  • Products for the Zombie Apocalypse

    Though no zombies have attacked, many zombie-themed products are on the market.

  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

    Romney has said his focus on small business is what distinguishes himself from the last Republican president, George W. Bush. But their approaches to entrepreneurs seem pretty similar, according to the New York Times.

  • Start Small, Go Big: A Crash Course for Startups

    DailyCandy’s third annual “Start Small, Go Big” Academy led a crash course for startups. Here's what you can learn as a budding entrepreneur.

  • Small Business Owner

    Deciding to sell can be tough. The New York Times reports on how to navigate the big decision. Will your generation be the one that sells the family business?

  • Richard Branson

    The ratio of female board members has lagged, with less than 14 percent of these positions at the largest companies filled by women. We need government involvement, Richard Branson writes for Entrepreneur.

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    From slower sales growth to regulatory burdens, many entrepreneurs continue to face challenging headwinds.

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    Many entrepreneurs are not adding jobs. And much of this malaise may be directly attributed to Obama's policies, writes our guest blogger Congressman Sam Graves (R-Mo.) We need to stop creating an uncertain environment for job creators, he writes.

  • Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L).

    Both candidates last night talked about cutting taxes for small businesses in some way, but they sparred over what is actually considered a small business. What did you think of the debate?

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    What's so problematic about funding a start-up with a credit card?

  • Boston skyline

    For the second year in a row, the Bay State topped an annual state index, which offers a comprehensive look at entrepreneurship. Did you say Minnesota?

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    Your company is only as strong as its weakest employee. Here are the kinds of employees, who are preventing your start-up from growing. Do you have one on your payroll?

  • Richard Branson

    For an entrepreneur launching a start-up, it's easy to neglect your health and family. Writing for Entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson shares his tested strategies for staying successful and sane.

  • LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is a popular tool to help land a new job. Here's how to you use the site without alerting your boss that you've got one foot out the door.

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    Younger professionals are turning to freelance jobs more aggressively than older peers. Is this a boom or crisis for younger workers?

  • Kickstarter

    The JOBS Act, signed by President Obama earlier this year, will dramatically change the nature of early-stage funding.

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    Brilliant Jerks are defined as specialized, high-producing performers. But they're not brilliant business people, The New York Times reports. How do you manage such talent?